New US$200 Million Project

The World Bank announced a new project to expand the amount and access to credit for small and medium enterprises.

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April 2019

Egypt’s economic growth averaged 5.3% in FY17/18 driven by gas extractives, tourism, manufacturing, construction and ICT sectors.

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Egypt's New Country Director

In a short video, Marina Wes, World Bank’s new Country Director, shares future agenda for engagement in Egypt.

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Marina Wes

Country Director, Egypt, Yemen and Djibouti

Ibrahim Chowdhury

Senior Economist, Egypt

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Mar 03, 2019

Egypt: Women Economic Empowerment Study

The study provides the context of the Egyptian women’s share of the public space as reflected in their access to education, health, social protection, and decent work opportunities.

Feb 06, 2019

The Mobility of Displaced Syrians: An Economic and Social Analysis

This report identifies key factors weighing on Syrian refugees contemplating a return home and analyzes how changing conditions in Syria might affect their decisions.

Dec 11, 2018

Egypt: Enabling Private Investment and Commercial Financing in Infrastructure

The report identifies opportunities and constraints to expanding commercial finance and private investment across energy, transport, water and sanitation, and agriculture.

Nov 13, 2018

Expectations and Aspirations: A New Framework for Education in the Middle ...

The report outlines a new framework with a three-pronged approach. Unleashing education’s potential will require a ‘push’ for learning, a ‘pull’ for skills and a new ‘pact for education.

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